Access an AOL Email Account with Outlook

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Access an AOL Email Account with Outlook

Access an AOL Email Account with Outlook

Access an AOL Email Account with Outlook

  • Select Tools | E-mail Accounts… from the menu.
  • Make sure Add a new e-mail account is selected.
  • Click Next >.
  • Choose IMAP.
  • Click Next >.
  • Type your name under Your Name:.
  • Enter your AOL email address (your AOL screen name plus “@aol.com”, “tinatemplate@aol.com”, for example) in the E-mail Address: field.
  • Make sure your AOL screen name is listed in the User Name: field.
  • Enter your AOL password under Password:.
  • Type “imap.aol.com” under Incoming mail server (IMAP):.
  • Type “smtp.aol.com” in the Outgoing mail server (SMTP): field.
  • Click More Settings…
  • Go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Make sure My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication is checked.
    • Leave the default of Use the same settings as my incoming mail server intact.
  • Now go to the Advanced tab.
  • Enter “587” under Server Port Numbers for Outgoing server (SMTP):.
  • Click OK.
  • Now click Next > and then Finish.

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